New York, USA
|Death: ||May 22, 1860|
Major William Ormsby
Was killed by Paiute Indians at the battle of Pyramid Lake NV on May 22nd 1860 at the age of 33. He was originaly interned in the Carson City Pioneer Cemetery, but in 1870 his body was removed and buried in his native New York.
Ormsby County (Now Carson City Co.) was named after him.
Photos of his original burial spot were taken in Sept. of 2004.
Carson Pioneer Cemetery
Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Mar 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13550515
Added: Nov. 29, 2011
Added: Sep. 26, 2011
Major Ormsby's remains were relocated to Oakland, CA to be buried with those of his widow and her second husband in 1885. See Sacramento Daily Union of May 18, 1885 for this information. It is my understanding that all three (Ormsby, wife and her second...(Read more)|
Added: May. 3, 2011
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